A death in the family

Michael Massimi, Ronald M. Baecker
2010 Proceedings of the 28th international conference on Human factors in computing systems - CHI '10  
Following the death of a loved one, bereaved family members use technology in several ways to respond to their loss. However, very little is known about how technology intersects with the lives of the bereaved. We present a survey and interview study which examines how the bereaved inherit personal digital devices, use technology to remember the deceased, and reflect on their own digital estates. The study provides one of the first characterizations of technology use by the bereaved, and
more » ... s a set of empirically-grounded design opportunities and challenges.
doi:10.1145/1753326.1753600 dblp:conf/chi/MassimiB10 fatcat:5hpywrmmrfbfviruwidyklsqoq